Collingwood Second Highest Population Increase in Canada

April 5th, 2017

  On February 8th, Statistics Canada released preliminary data from the 2016 Census. The data released focused on population and dwellings.   As the Canadian Press reported, Wasaga Beach/ Collingwood has the second highest population increase based on percentage in all of Canada read more

Announcing South Georgian Bay’s 2017 ExC!te Experience Pitch Competition!

March 27th, 2017

In 2016 Pitawanakwat, a Georgian College student, was the first-place winner in the exC!te Experience competition offered through Georgian’s Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre (HBEC) and The Small Business Enterprise Centre (SBEC). Brandon Pitawanakwat’s dream was to build a restaurant in Col read more

Collingwood Celebrates International Women’s Day

March 16th, 2017

Wednesday March 8th, 2017, (International Women’s Day) was the 4th annual Celebration of Success for Women entrepreneurs. The event was hosted by the Small Business Enterprise Centre (SBEC) in partnership with the Centre for Business and Economic Development and who provided spon read more

Creative Collingwood Symposium – Booming Success!

November 22nd, 2016

Collingwood, ON [18 November 2016] – Parks Recreation and Culture & the South Georgian Bay Small Business Enterprise Centre hosted a record breaking turnout for the 3rd annual Creative Collingwood Symposium on Wednesday November, 9th at the Simcoe Street Theatre. Over 100 ‘Creatives’ from a read more

Media Interview Highlights Collingwood Business Support and Success

October 28th, 2016

CLICK HERE to view the video. In July of this year, two great changes occurred at the Business Development Centre in Collingwood. The Board of Directors of the Centre for Business and Economic Development announced Gillian Fairley as the new General Manager. Tim Newton has taken over the role read more

Collingwood top entrepreneurial community in Canada!

October 17th, 2016

NEWS RELEASE Collingwood top entrepreneurial community in Canada according to the 2016 report released by CFIB. Ontario leads the way with four of the top 10 most entrepreneurial cities in the Country. Toronto, October 17, 2016 – Collingwood is king when it comes to Canada’s most ent read more

Presenting Moses Znaimer October 13th

September 13th, 2016

CLICK HERE to listen to the personal video message from Moses Znaimer Business in Motion is proud to present Moses Znaimer as the Guest Speaker on October 13th, 5:00p.m. at the Historic Gayety Theatre in Collingwood. (Doors Open at 4:30p.m.) CLICK HERE to book tickets to this exciting event read more

Celebrating Summer Company 2016 Graduates!

September 12th, 2016

The Small Business Enterprise Centre supports entrepreneurs in the South Georgian Bay Region, and is located in the Business Development Centre. They offer free consultations, resources, advice and workshops to enterprising individuals to help them start and grow small businesses in the community.  read more

Congratulations to local Entrepreneur Brandon Houston of Switch Video

September 2nd, 2016

Fostering Youth Entrepreneurship and Expanding Markets Local entrepreneur Brandon Houston who operates Switch Video from it's downtown Collingwood office will be travelling abroad to push for change in government to support young entrepreneurs in Canada while also looking to expand Switch's reach i read more

We want your input on Challenges and Opportunities for Broadband Internet Access in Collingwood!

July 22nd, 2016

We want your input on Challenges and Opportunities for Broadband Internet Access in Collingwood.      There are two ways to provide your input: Complete the online survey being offered to the community by SWIFT and the University of Guelph in partnership with the Town of Col read more

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